Rachel Dutton

Self Love & Intimacy Practices for Valentine's Day

Self Love & Intimacy Practices for Valentine’s Day

Libido is a funny thing, it is so personal, and can change throughout our lives.  What doesn’t help is that it is a taboo subject, despite being an intimate part of our lives and personality, just like periods. I get it, no one wants to discuss their libido at work, …

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Yoga Nature Periods

Yoga For Periods

Can Yoga Really Help You Periods? Before I dive into this blog post, I just want to acknowledge that yoga is a spiritual practice that has many limbs (the number differs between paths) and they encompass the practice of asana (the physical postures or poses) and pranayama (breathwork) as well …

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Nutrition For Period Problems

One of the most effective ways to handle many issues that are root causes of period problems is to address someone’s nutritional input, aka food.  This usually isn’t news to anyone as most of us intuitively know that what we put into our bodies is going to influence our health …

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Should You Be Seeing Your Doctor Or Your Holistic Health Practitioner For Your Period Problems?

TRIGGER WARNING: this article talks about assault and abuse, sometimes in sexual contexts. Doctors vs Holistic Practitioners? Natural Enemies Or Can You Integrate The Two? One thing that causes a lot of tension in the health and wellness industry is the distrust and dismissal of doctors and standard western medical …

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What Is Fertility & Womb Massage Therapy?

Fertility & Womb Massage Therapy is a combination therapy consisting of a massage of the abdomen and pelvic areas, and full back, focussing on the sacrum, spine and bottom areas.  It also has some other beautiful mind body elements, such as meditation and visualisations, to help you bond with and …

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Reflexology for period problems and fertility

What Can Reflexology Do For Periods & Fertility?

Reflexology is one of my favourite modalities and I know that it can seem like once someone has had a great reflexology session, it is all they can talk about, like a new crush. Reflexology, when done well is a great therapy, can have immediate effects and sense of wellbeing, …

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Facing Off With Acne

Do you have painful or embarrassing acne, still as an adult?  Are you embarrassed ashamed and fed up of hiding your face or wearing heavy make up?  Acne is one of the most unfair conditionsI know of and this is the most difficult blog post I have written so far. …

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World Book Day 2020

I have read so many great books on periods, menstruation, hormones and cycle charting, it is really difficult to pick a short list, so I will be doing some proper reviews, however, one thing I am asked regularly is “What Books Do You Recommend?” to learn more about women’s health, …

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Disney “The Story Of Menstruation” A Review

I love Disney films, yes I know, I know.  But the Lion King? Who’d have thought you’d get me to love Shakespeare, add in a load of animals singing Elton John works….amazing.  Ever wondered what would happen if Disney did a film about menstruation? I would imagine it would be …

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